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This little site will document the progress on the building of our Van’s RV8 experimental aircraft. We will load lots of images, tips, tricks and techniques that we learn ourselves and from others on the net.

 

Danny King's RV8 Beautiful Doll

Danny King’s RV8 Beautiful Doll

04 Feb Glareshield Edging

Got this from Kevin Horton, originally posted by RV-6 builder Mark Nielsen: ============================== For my glareshield, I mounted a piece of 3/8" soft aluminum tubing (same as fuel line) along the aft edge of the glareshield. I cut...

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02 Feb Visit to Mistral Engines

Yesterday, Feb 1 2006, I spent the afternoon at Mistral Engines in Geneva. Mistral is developing a family of rotary aviation engines for the certified and experimental markets. They have completed development on the 2-rotor normally...

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04 Jan Flap fairings

These are just some pictures of my flap fairings. There have been some questions about them, and I realized I didn't have any photos of them at all. I didn't have too much trouble putting them...

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29 Dec Air Compressor

I've had a few people ask me about my air compressor, so here are a couple of pictures and some comments. I bought the compressor from a guy in Germany via E-bay. The manufacturer of the...

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24 Dec Bolt engineering

A great article by Steven Miller, chopped out of the airsoob Yahoo list. Excellent reading! I have to chime in after reading Marvin's post. He seems to have put a lot of thought into his theory...

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